Turtle Cream and Pig-Min Agency have been more than satisfied with their initial sales through Steam for Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory. Having only been available on Steam for 2 days, their game has already sold more copies than all other avenues combined over the past 9 months. This does bring a little more truth to Edmund McMillen’s famous quote about the famous service, “Steam is **cking power house.”
Sun Park, CEO of Turtle Cream, had this to say about the unexpected sales: ”We already knew Steam is big marketplace because we bought & enjoyed many games. But we never knew it’s so surprisingly big! It’s like that we launched brand new game to public with full powered PR. We got another chance.” He continued. “This game is more polished than what we released at Feb. So please give another chance even if you played it earlier. You will have a much better experience.”
About Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory:
A cube of sugar escapes from factories to avoid the fate of becoming a cookie! Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory is a 2D platformer game that presents the story of a sugar cube. The background tiles of the game have two sides, namely, the front and the back. These tiles can be flipped for access to critical hints to solve different levels. They may or may not help you, so pay attention!
The game is the full version of IGF China 2010′s winner, Sugar Cube. It includes 5 factory themes containing 90 levels and 2 endings. Also included is the full soundtrack of the game.
The game is currently on sale for another 42 hours at 29% off which lowers it to $4.99 from $6.99. It has been received well up to this point with most reviews coming in at the 7-8 range. This cute platformer appears to be living up to expectations.
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